Emotional Wellness

What is the most important mental health issue affecting teenagers today? 127 Northern California students responded to this question in an essay contest. Several of those students share their stories in this video.

Recent News

2015 API Video Contest - Culture to Culture Foundation sponsored the "2015 API Community Mental Illness Anti-Stigma Video Contest". See the highlights of the winning vidoes on this page. 

2014 Mental Health Awareness Awards - Culture to Culture Foundation sponsored the 2014 Mental Health Awareness Awards ceremony on 5/31/2014 at Irvington High School, Fremont, CA.

2013 Senior Volunteer Awards - The 6th Annual Senior Volunteer Awards of Contra Costa County was held at the Pleasant Hill Senior Center on September 22, 2013.

This video contains highlights from several winners of the 2015 API Mental Illness Anti-Stigma video contest sponsored by Culture to Culture Foundation. It shows how to combat the stigma of mental illness for Asian-Pacific Islander Americans.

C to C has established a Summer Research Institutional Membership Program between the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and Oxford University. 

Culture to Culture founder Chia-Chia Chien was honored as a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Social Work Pioneers on July 8, 2015. Details are in the News & Events section.

Promoting mental health within the Asian American community in San Francisco Bay Area.

In 2011, Culture to Culture Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary. The Foundation's activities are described in-depth in this video.

During Culture to Culture Foundation's 10th anniversary celebration, which included the fourth annual senior volunteer award ceremony, the Foundation held a fashion show at the Jewish Community Center.

Winner of Art With Impact's May 2013 short film contest on mental health, this film explores the range of who a person is outside of their mental illness. Through friendship, a positive impact can be made on someone who simply needs to be understood. Similarly, the friend will learn that a mental illness cannot detract from who that person is, because they are a great deal more than that diagnosis. Culture to Culture Foundation, in partnership with Art With Impact, sponsored the Chinese translation of this video.

A winning video from the Art with Impact organization on mental health with Chinese subtitles is posted below. Culture to Culture Foundation sponsored the translation.

Culture to Culture Foundation is sponsoring the new Through the Lens of Culture category in Directing Change's California state-wide film contest